Brazil and the Monroe Doctrine

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Imprensa nacional, 1915 - Brazil - 72 pages

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Page 69 - Branco thus called attention, to the fact that the United States was the first country to recognize the Empire, in contradiction of the erroneous statement made by Eduardo Prado in his «Uniao Americana*. Rio Branco likewise referred...
Page 68 - States cannot fail ever to proceed united on the continent, as, likewise, the true course we should follow in view of European policy is ever increasingly to foster approximation toward Germany, which, aside from being our best friend and most cultured of the Eur.Opean countries, is the one which best serves our economic and social interests. With respect to the United' States, when, in 1913, I had the honor to greet Mr.
Page 61 - We consider the independence and the rights of the weaker members of the family of nations quite as worthy of respect as those of the greatest Empire, and we see in this respect, the principal guarantee of the weak against the oppression of the strong. We do not pretend to aspire to any right, to any privilege, to any power to which we do not recognize the right of any one of the South American republics.
Page 69 - ... to such an extent as to transform it, without the necessity of a treaty, into a perfect alliance for the defence of the highest and most sacred destiny of the two Americas.
Page 9 - Brazilian statesmen had acted with consummate skill, great wisdom and nobility of views, and political tact, in striving to strengthen day by day our longstanding friendship with the United States, thus making of that friendship the corner-stone of American liberties.
Page 44 - States, which would eventually absorb them, so it would be an act of prudence on the part, of the...
Page 69 - I observe with greal jatisfadion that the relations of cordial friendship between Brazil and the United States tend to become stronger.

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